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02/12/2013 - 18:43
Katarzyna Kalita is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellow with research focused on the identification of genes involved in epilepsy. The MSCA allows her to cover research costs, have an employment contract and work close to her family and friends. In addition to offering generous fellowships, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions give researchers the possibility to gain experience abroad and in the private sector, and to complete their training with competences or disciplines useful for their careers. Read more
02/12/2013 - 18:00
Video showcasing a Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellow, Johan Richard, who thanks to an MSCA grant managed to set up his own research group. Read more
02/12/2013 - 14:51

The EU-funded research project DINAMO has used the unique properties of diamonds to develop a radical new way to study molecular processes in living cells.

This new technology can, for example, detect the onset of cancer far earlier than was previously possible, opening the path to more effective treatment and potentially saving the lives of countless cancer patients.

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02/12/2013 - 10:58

The ISU-DEP project aims to increase the autonomy of elderly and bedridden people by supporting caregivers, and restoring dignity and self-esteem through sensitive personal hygiene.

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29/11/2013 - 13:50
Based on advanced optic technology, device can detect quantities of less than 1 mg of explosives at a 20-metre distance. Read more
29/11/2013 - 13:25

The FallWatch Consortium brings together a wealth of European technology and expertise in a tiny triangular patch called Vigi’Fall that can be worn by the user in a non-intrusive, permanent manner.

Unique Vigi’Fall fall detection solution could help save 500,000 hospitalisations and 40,0001 premature deaths caused by falls in Europe every year.

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29/11/2013 - 12:46
Materialise is a pioneer in Additive Manufacturing software and solutions, more commonly known as 3D printing, which has grown in size from a university spin-off to a multinational thanks in part to EU research funding. Read more
29/11/2013 - 10:47
In recent years we’ve seen face, voice and fingerprint identification software move from Sci-Fi films into real life affordable devices, such as smartphones and tablets. Read more
28/11/2013 - 14:41

Ahead of the start of Horizon 2020, the new EU research and innovation programme, the European Commission has today launched a

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